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Author Archives: Anamika Roy

Anamika covers the business of law beat at The Daily Record. She is also an evening student at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.

Offit Kurman acquiring Columbia firm, growing its HQ

'One of the reasons we’re able to grow is that we have been a risk-taking firm in a risk-averse marketplace,' says Ted Offit, right, of Offit Kurman. Ted Offit, Maurice Offit, left, and Howard Kurman, center, formed their firm 30 years ago. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Offit Kurman is continuing its busy year of bringing in firms across the Northeast as part of its goal to become a 200-lawyer firm by 2020. The firm’s latest move is taking place at its Maple Lawn headquarters as the ...

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Md. July bar exam has lowest pass rate, number of takers since the 80s

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The Maryland July bar exam hit historic lows both in the number of people who took the exam and the number of passers, according to figures released Monday by the State Board of Law Examiners. Some 782 people sat for ...

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11th Circuit: Annotated code cannot be copyrighted

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The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled that Georgia’s annotated state code cannot be copyrighted, marking a win for advocates of open law. The appellate court reversed a lower court decision in which in an Atlanta federal ...

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Former Miles & Stockbridge principal contends attorneys’ fees request is reasonable

Donald E. English Jr. won his lawsuit against Miles & Stockbridge for back pay.

Attorneys for Donald E. English Jr. maintain that their client’s request for almost $776,000 in attorneys’ fees is in line with Maryland law and in their latest filing call his former firm’s arguments opposing the motion “frivolous.” English, who was ...

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